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The Eye Magazine wins the Best Travel Magazine award 2018

The Eye Magazine WINS the ‘Best Travel Magazine’ award at the Ekkula Pearl of Africa Tourism Awards 2018
Ekkula is a Ugandan word implying Treasure, Pearl of Africa stands to imply the most elegant Nation on this majestic Continent of Africa. Tourism Awards is an activity where stakeholders in the tourism industry are recognised and awarded accordingly.

Ekkula PAT Awards and Exhibition is an annual activity that Researches, Nominates, Exhibits, Recognises and Awards those that selflessly put Uganda’s tourism to admirable heights.  These will include both Ugandans and non-Ugandans.

Ekkula Pearl of Africa Tourism Awards

The Ekkula Tourism Awards recognised key players in the tourism industry at Pearl of Africa Hotel. They used accolades made out images of Kanyonyi which was a lead silverback gorilla of the Mubare group (bwindi’s first habituated family) who died towards the end of 2017. Kanyonyi first fell off a tree, but while he was recovering after treatment, a lone silverback fought with him because he wanted to take over his group. He later succumbed to the injuries.

The glamorous was attended by the entire tourism fraternity right from the ministry of tourism wildlife and antiquities, its agencies and entire private sector.

The Eye Magazine Wins Tourism Award for the Best Travel Magazine 2018

The Eye Magazine wins the Best Travel Magazine award 2018

Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), Association of Uganda Tour Operators, Uganda Hotel Owners Association and officiated by Hon Kiwanda Godfrey, state minister of tourism wildlife and antiquities.  In some of the notable categories, the Ghetto kids won Best Tourism Ambassadors, as Engineer Ivan Batuma was announced the Lifetime Tourism Achiever of the Year.

Winners of the Ekkula Pearl of Africa Tourism Awards 2018:

BEST CUISINE RESTAURANT. VICTORIA CAFE

BEST PRIVATE CULTURAL CENTER. IGONGO CULTURAL CENTER

BEST TRAVEL MAGAZINE. THE EYE MAGAZINE

BEST WILDLIFE CONSERVATION CENTER- (PRIVATE) KAVUMBA WILDLIFE EDUCATION & RESEARCH EDUCATION

BEST TOURISM BLOGGER/BLOG. SARAH KAGINGO/SOFT POWER

EXCEPTIONAL TOURISM PHOTOGRAPHER HERBERT BYARUHANGA

FINEST TRADITIONAL DANCE TROUPE ROCKIES TROUPE

BEST TOURISM PROMOTIONAL/CULTURAL FUSION SONG HOME TO AFRICA-GOOD LYFE AND PJ POWERS

TOURISM DESTINATION OF THE YEAR. BWINDI IMPENETRABLE-WESTERN UGANDA (UWA)

BEST ECO/COMMUNITY FRIENDLY SAFARI LODGE. PARK VIEW SAFARI LODGE (QUEEN ELIZABETH)

MOST ACTIVE TOURISM CLUSTER. KIGEZI TOURISM CLUSTER

OUTSTANDING MUSEUM. KIKONYONGO MONEY MUSEUM

EXCEPTIONAL TOURISM JOURNALIST. DENIS SEGOA

BEST SUPPORTING CORPORATE COMPANY. MOVIT PRODUCTS.

MOST USER FRIENDLY TOURISM ASSOCIATION. U.H.O.A

MOST ADVENTUROUS RECREATIONAL CENTER. EXTREME ADVENTURE PARK (BUSIKA)

BEST SUPPORTING AIRLINES. (ECONOMY CLASS) ETHIOPIAN AIRWAYS.

BEST SUPPORTING AIRLINES. (BUSINESS CLASS) FLY EMIRATES

OUTSTANDING TOURISM PERSONALITY. BARBRAH ADOSO

TOURISM EVENT OF THE YEAR. KCCA FESTIVAL

BEST TOURISM AMBASSORDOR THE GHETTHO KIDS-(DANCERS)

BEST SUPPORTING HOTEL. SERENA HOTEL KAMPALA

BEST SERVICE/LUXURY STANDARD HOTEL. SPEKE RESORT HOTEL MUNYONYO

YOUNG TOURISM ACHIEVER’S AWARD. NAMINYA SALEH (CASA LODGES)

TOP TOURISM INVESTOR. RUPARELIA GROUP

LIFETIME TOURISM ACHIEVER’S AWARD. ( IVAN BATUMA)

 

 

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